The Abominable Snowman (1957)

High Praise Before Hammer became possessed by demons from the grave, they experimented with other supernatural horror. This is a particularly good one for the period, employing lots of location shots in the mountains. Those mountains provide two key elements of the story: isolation and Tibetan mystics. The setup is from “King Kong”; commercially-minded adventurer… Continue reading The Abominable Snowman (1957)

310 to Yuma (1957)

These Are the Brown Ones I am particularly fond of movies that I can see through other facets: remakes, derivatives, spoofs and so on. This one is particularly rich. The remake is quite modern, a story about making a story. The Crowe character (the bad guy) imparts a story on the good guy, that only… Continue reading 310 to Yuma (1957)